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PrestaShop Stores in South Africa

Updated Feb 23 2024

There are 447 live PrestaShop stores in South Africa.

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on PrestaShop stores in South Africa.

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PrestaShop Growth in South Africa

  • PrestaShop stores in South Africa increased 6.3% quarter-over-quarter in 2023 Q4.
  • PrestaShop stores in South Africa increased 31% year-over-year in 2023 Q4.

Here is PrestaShop's quarter-over-quarter growth in South Africa.

Quarter
Active Stores
2020 Q1
381
2020 Q2
374
2020 Q3
369
2020 Q4
422
2021 Q1
540
2021 Q2
541
2021 Q3
520
2021 Q4
506
2022 Q1
488
2022 Q2
460
2022 Q3
472
2022 Q4
432
2023 Q1
421
2023 Q2
433
2023 Q3
445
2023 Q4
432
2024 Q1 (to date)
447
Active Stores by Quarter

Note: the store counts displayed in this section are based on actual historical store counts.

It's hard to know exactly when a PrestaShop store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that provides a reasonable approximation.

Top Categories For PrestaShop Stores In South Africa

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for PrestaShop stores in South Africa.

  • 11.2% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa sell Business & Industrial products.
  • 9.6% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa sell Home & Garden products.
  • 7.6% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa sell Computers products.

Social Media Usage On PrestaShop Stores In South Africa

Ecommerce brands use social media sites to engage with millions of consumers. Instagram and Facebook are the dominant social media sites for ecommerce stores, by far, with Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube also having notable usage.

  • Facebook is used by 49.7% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa.
  • Instagram is used by 27.1% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa.
  • Twitter is used by 14.5% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa.
Type
Stores
Facebook
222
Instagram
121
Twitter
65
YouTube
51
LinkedIn
36
WhatsApp
14
Pinterest
6
Tiktok
5

Contact Information On PrestaShop Stores In South Africa

Email remains an extremely popular communication channel for merchants. Many merchants also provide a phone number so that their customers can reach them instantly.

  • 72% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa provide a phone number on their website
  • 56% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
323
Email
251

Provinces With The Most PrestaShop Stores In South Africa

It's relatively easy to identify the country in which an ecommerce store operates. However, very few ecommerce stores provide a location to the province-level or city-level and even fewer provide a street address.

Here is the province distribution of PrestaShop stores in South Africa. Note that we're only showing the top 15 locations here but you can see the full list within Store Leads.

  • 53 PrestaShop stores in South Africa are based in Gauteng.
  • 21 PrestaShop stores in South Africa are based in Western Cape.
  • 8 PrestaShop stores in South Africa are based in Eastern Cape.

Cities With The Most PrestaShop Stores in South Africa

Here is the city distribution of PrestaShop stores in South Africa. Note that we're only showing the top 15 locations here but you can see the full list within Store Leads.

  • 362 PrestaShop stores in South Africa are based in Unknown.
  • 19 PrestaShop stores in South Africa are based in Cape Town.
  • 18 PrestaShop stores in South Africa are based in Johannesburg.

Number of Employees for PrestaShop stores in South Africa

  • 94.0% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa have Unknown employees.
  • 2.0% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.9% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa have 10 - 24 employees.

Here is the breakdown of PrestaShop stores in South Africa by the number of employees.

Employees
Stores
Unknown
420
1 - 9
9
10 - 24
4
25 - 49
3
50 - 99
3
100 - 249
1
250 - 999
3
1000 - 4999
2
5000+
2

Top Shipping Carriers For PrestaShop Stores In South Africa

  • 18.3% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa ship by UPS.
  • 1.3% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa ship by Fastway.
  • 0.7% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa ship by Fedex.

Here are the top shipping carriers for PrestaShop stores in South Africa.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
82
Fastway
6
Fedex
3
USPS
1
Aramex
1
Correos
1

Top-level Domain Distribution For PrestaShop Stores In South Africa

.com is the most common top-level domain, by far, for world-wide PrestaShop stores. Some countries have been faster than others to adopt alternate (such as country-specific) top-level domains.

  • 92.6% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa have a .co.za domain.
  • 5.6% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa have a .com domain.
  • 0.4% of PrestaShop stores in South Africa have a .net domain.

Here is the top-level domain distribution for PrestaShop stores in South Africa.

Top-level Domain
Stores
.co.za
414
.com
25
.net
2
.za.com
2
.biz
1
.boutique
1
.org
1
.shop
1

Top PrestaShop Stores In South Africa

Here are the top stores in South Africa ordered by worldwide store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Cielo
50,683
2018/05/25
DIYElectronics
78,854
2016/12/30
Decathlon South Africa
92,159
2018/12/07
Geewiz
125,981
2018/05/25
Regal Distributors
136,138
2016/12/30

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